Hamilton Economic Development

Small Business

Helping Hamilton’s Entrepreneurs Succeed!

The Hamilton Business Centre (formerly Small Business Enterprise Centre) provides information and tools that entrepreneurs need to grow their businesses. The Centre is a one-stop source for business information, guidance and professional advice on starting and running a successful business – for both start-ups and growing businesses.


Thinking of starting a business or developing your current business?

Whether you’re starting a business or developing an existing business, the Hamilton Business Centre can help.

The Centre offers the following services to businesses:BizPal

  • Free resources and business advice
  • Examination and coaching on the business plan
  • Workshops and seminars
  • Self-Employment Programs: Summer Company and Starter Company Plus

The Hamilton Business Centre is your central source for information, resources and advice about small businesses.

Contact Us

Hamilton Business Centre
City Hall, 71 Main Street West, 1st Floor
Hamilton, Ontario L8R 4Y5
Phone: 905-540-6400
Fax: 905-540-6411
Email: mail@hamiltonsmallbusiness.ca




Ranked Canada's most diversified economy, home to Canada's busiest multi-modal cargo airport, the busiest port on the Canadian Great Lakes, and centrally located within a one hour drive to Toronto, Waterloo and the Niagara/US Border, Hamilton is at the center of it all. With two internationally renowned post-secondary institutions in the city (surrounded by 23 other), a diverse and learned workforce and both ample greenfield and urban sites upon which to build, we're ready for your investment.

Welcome to unstoppable.